What are the reasons for emigrating from the UK? This isn’t your usual travel blog post. It’s about me finding the correct response to a question that I have struggled to answer for over nine years. A question that I am faced with whenever I tell people that almost ten years ago, we emigrated to New Zealand and left our home in the Georgian city of Bath in the UK. (more…)
In August this year, we will have been living the dream in New Zealand for 10 years. I can’t quite believe it. It seems just yesterday that we made the decision to emigrate to New Zealand from the UK. Our grounds for leaving were many, but here is the main reason we left the UK for NZ.
New Zealand has given us a fair share of surprises. It is a fabulous country, but we have had to learn a lot along the way and so much has happened in that time.
The New Year rolls in and along with it brings not just a string of resolutions but for some the adamant cries of how “That’s it! Next year we are going away. Next year, we are going to have Christmas on the beach, often remarking that it would be cheaper if nothing else. (more…)
So. The bug has bitten you. You want to emigrate. You probably spend all day, every day- dreaming about emigrating. You have asked yourself, several times over the past few months, “What it’s all about?”
You dream of a different life. An easier life. And you believe that if you emigrate you will find a happier way of life. You begin to question, why it is that you or your husband work all year for a measly couple of weeks off in the summer. Sound familiar? That’s how it worked for us anyway.
One lifestyle change that will save you money immediately, when you emigrate to New Zealand with your kids!
This is an inblogtweeny . A bit of information on how emigrating to New Zealand has saved me approximately $500 per year on one lifestyle change.
Incase you didn’t know, proper shoe wearing amongst New Zealand school children, is neither compulsory nor fashionable. There are, it seems, three options when deciding which way to adorn your wee piglet’s trotters. (more…)